Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the G20 Summit in 2016. His government has stalled a decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the G20 Summit in 2016. His government has stalled a decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks. Photo: Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the G20 Summit in 2016. His government has stalled a decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks. Photo: Reuters

Canada faces new pressure to block Huawei from 5G, after UK ban risks marooning Ottawa from Five Eyes intelligence allies

  • Ex-diplomat Charles Burton says it will now be difficult for Canada to approve Huawei and distinguish itself from allies who have all blocked the Chinese firm
  • He says a ‘policy of appeasement’ to China has not helped the detained Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who are accused by Beijing of spying

Topic |   Huawei
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the G20 Summit in 2016. His government has stalled a decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the G20 Summit in 2016. His government has stalled a decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks. Photo: Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the G20 Summit in 2016. His government has stalled a decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks. Photo: Reuters
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